Employment Opportunities

All applications for employment with Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County and other county extension associations must be submitted through the Cornell University Employment System . We do post available job opportunities on this page when they become available with links to the Cornell website, for your convenience.  

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Family & Consumer Sciences Educator

The Family & Consumer Sciences Educator is responsible for providing leadership in planning, implementing, developing, promoting, and evaluating educational programs in the area of human nutrition and foods, health and food safety issues, public health, financial management, family economics, and family well-being that will assist Orange County individuals and families in managing decisions for health and household stability. In conjunction with the Family & Consumer Sciences Issue Leader, develops program objectives and plans within assigned areas of responsibility. Works as a team member in addressing local, regional, and statewide programming priorities. May assist as a multi-association team member in the area of food and nutrition, public health, family economics, and family well-being. Involved in the organizational responsibilities and leadership development, including the direct supervision of staff and grants management. Full-time, 40 hrs. per week, benefits eligible.

All interested candidates must apply online at:

Deadline for applying is November 9, 2021. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

Administrative Assistant – Agricultural Program Area

The Administrative Assistant for Agricultural Program Area will provide secretarial/clerical/administrative support for program area educators and program assistants. Work involves diversified duties requiring extensive knowledge of the job function including: WORD, EXCEL, Access, Power Point, Outlook, word processing, spread sheets, data management and computer presentations. Perform general typing/word processing of correspondence, manuscripts, reports, office forms, etc. Provide typing/word processing of variety of letters, brochures, technical papers, and manuscripts that possibly require familiarity with technical technology; use software functions to edit, format, produce and display. Use worksheets and databases for data entry. Individual will be expected to provide customer service to volunteers, producers, and clerical support to educational programs. Within the limits of standard or accepted practice requires the use of judgment in analyzing facts and circumstances surrounding work situations, problems, or transactions; and in determining action to be taken working with Issue Leader. Will assist the Agriculture Issue Leader with administrative work.

All interested candidates must apply online at:

Salary $16.28 hrly. Deadline for applying is Nov. 10th. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs. 


Peggy Kral
Executive Administrator
845-344-1234 Ext.223

Last updated November 23, 2021